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SWR - 400 as PreAmp??

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Ziggy, Jun 30, 2003.


  1. Ziggy

    Ziggy

    May 9, 2001
    Orange County, CA
    Not that I'm unhappy with the SWR, but have considered the idea of adding a 'PA Amp' head and using the SWR as the PreAmp.

    I realize, an "actual" preamp, typically puts out a lower amount of power, and the SWR - depending on how its run - sends out some 275 to 500 watts.

    Anybody with some words of wisdom, comments or suggestions on whether or not this is a poor choice and / or should just be left behind and forgotten???
    Thanks in advance ladies and gents... michael s.
     
  2. KB

    KB

    Jan 13, 2000
    Chapel Hill, NC
    You can use the effects "send" to a power amp. This works fine for the SWR SM amps if you are looking for more power/headroom.
     
  3. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
  4. FunkySpoo

    FunkySpoo Supporting Member

    Feb 6, 2002
    I do that
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    I use the XLR out from the SM-400 to the balanced in (I think) on the QSC. I set the XLR out to line so I still have use of the EQ.